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Is oversimplification of mental illness useful?

We've all heard of the "chemical imbalance" explanation for mental illness.  This terminology has served a purpose in making the argument that mental illness is actually an illness.  However, it is a gross simplification of what's actually going on in the brain.  Lately I've read criticism of the chemical imbalance idea as being inaccurate, which … Continue reading Is oversimplification of mental illness useful?

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